Trays with double mitered box joints

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Project by Jerry Ihnen posted 01-20-2018 04:10 PM 1350 views 1 time favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I got this idea from the Woodsmith tv show. It seemed so simple, my 3rd try, the first picture was as close as I got to the goal. I kept cutting the joints wrong using their method so I used my incra jig. The fourth picture is what mine are supposed to look like. I kept trying to get the joints right till the tray got smaller and smaller. I doubt I try to make any more of these. The wood is walnut sapwood stained with early American from minwax.

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Gene Howe

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#1 posted 01-20-2018 04:20 PM

Persistence paid big dividends. Looks real good, Jerry.

-- Gene 'The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.' G. K. Chesterton

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#2 posted 01-20-2018 04:50 PM

Nice joinery. That was always a challenge for me.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#3 posted 01-21-2018 12:32 AM

Wow. Very nice compound joinery. Bottom line: you nailed it. Great job!

-- AJ

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#4 posted 01-21-2018 01:19 PM

Jerry, you did a wonderful job on these trays. Congratulations and welcome to Lumberjocks.

helluvawreck aka Charles

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#5 posted 01-24-2018 11:36 AM

Jerry, really like the trays can you share some more info on how to make the joints?

-- ***Pat*** Rookie woodworker looking for an education!!!

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